[Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome among servicemen in Primorskiĭ Region of Russia].Voen Med Zh. 2005 Sep; 326(9):20-5, 80.VM
The data about the incidence of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) among the servicemen stationed in HFRS endemic territories at Primorye Region are presented. The authors have shown the epidemiological significance of outbreaks, group and sporadic cases of HFRS especially in servicemen aged 18-20. During the outbreaks the maximal HFRS incidence is registered during 2 weeks after the first case. 104 HFRS cases were registered in the servicemen. Among them 77.8 +/- 3.0% were at the age of 18-20; 7.4 +/- 2.9% of these cases were lethal.